Rwanda's Former Presidential Hopeful Rwigara 'Re-Arrested'

Diane Rwigara and her family members were first reportedly taken into custody during a raid at their home at the upscale suburb of Kiyovu in Kigali in August, she was being investigated for alleged use of forged signatures during her presidential bid and tax evasion. Authorities are however blaming the family of faking a kidnap to win international sympathy and attempting to tarnish the government over alleged political persecution.



Diane Rwigara.

  • Rwanda:   New Twist in Rwigara Case

    Independent (Kampala), 11 September 2017

    The recent police quizzing of former Rwandan presidential hopeful Diane Rwigara has taken a new twist with the authorities questioning why she claims to have been arrested whereas… Read more »

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